Jeng-Yu Lai

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Chronic wounds are a major health care burden. Multiple factors produced by healing wounds play important roles in efficient and orderly wound healing. Secretory leukocyte protease inhibitor (SLPI) is constitutively expressed in epithelial cells, and its expression is increased by inflammation. SLPI has antimicrobial activities and improves wound healing.(More)
Keratinocytes are frequently used to examine efficacy of wound healing products and dermatological agents in vitro. Cultured keratinocyte sheets are also used as autologous or allogenic grafts to promote wound closure. Because it is well known that the expression patterns of keratin genes change when cell cultures reach confluence, we investigated the(More)
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